Can’t Wait for Comics | ‘Knight Terrors’ begins

Check out new comics and graphic novels arriving this week by Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter, Jeremy Haun, W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Simmonds, Ann Nocenti, Shaky Kane, Scott Snyder, Tula Lotay, Rafer Roberts, Mike Norton, Sarah Myer and more.

Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital. Despite it being a holiday week in the United States, it’s pretty big week for comics, as DC starts their big summer event, Captain America celebrates a milestone and Pink Lemonade gets collected.

I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below, but for the complete list of everything you might find at your local comic shop and on digital this week, you’ll want to check out one or more of the following:

As a reminder, things can change and what you find on the above lists may differ from what’s actually arriving in your local shop. So always check with your comics retailer for the final word on availability.

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The end is just the beginning in W. Maxwell Prince’s ‘Swan Songs’

The co-creator of ‘Ice Cream Man’ kicks off a new anthology series about the end of things.

W. Maxwell Prince has proven himself a master of the one-issue story, between the anthology series Ice Cream Man and Haha. Prince will continue this “one-shot formula” in July with the launch of Swan Songs, which will tell one-issue stories about endings.

The series will be published by Image Comics.

Martin Simmonds, artist of The Department of Truth, will join Prince for the first issue. The series will naturally start with the end of the world. Caspar Wijngaard will draw the second issue, which the artist says is about the end of a marriage. Filipe Andrade will also draw a future issue.

“It’s a shame that everything has to end,” said Prince. “But dem’s the rules.”

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